Essays Tagged: "Lymph node"

How Has Aids Affected Our Society?

ists at the Pasteur Institute in Paris isolated what appeared to be a new human retrovirus from the lymph node of a man at risk for having AIDS. At the same time, scientists working in the laboratory ...

(5 pages) 282 1 4.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Lymphatic System

used as class final paper over and body system great research!!The Lymphatic SystemThe Lymphatic System is very important. It helpswith the Cardiovascular system, and ... phatic System is very important. It helpswith the Cardiovascular system, and our immune systems.The Lymphatic System is made up of two semi-independentparts. One is a network of lymphatic vessels. The ... de up of two semi-independentparts. One is a network of lymphatic vessels. The otherpart is various lymphoid tissues and organs all over thebody. The functions of the Lymphatic System transportingflui ...

(2 pages) 98 2 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Cat-scratch disease otherwise known as cat-scratch fever.

rms at the site of the scratch or bite from the cat and is considered an indicator of CSD. Regional lymphadenopathy follows in 3 to 10 days, often accompanied by malaise, fever, and anorexia. Mild fev ... fever, and anorexia. Mild fever and malaise occur in less than half of the patients. Generally, the lymph nodes are 1 to 5 cm in diameter and proximal to the site of B. henselae inoculation. The nodes ...

(2 pages) 34 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Structure And Function Of The Spleen

The spleen is a soft, spongy organ of the lymphatic system. It serves two general functions in adults:1.Fights infection. Acts as a giant lymp ... ults:1.Fights infection. Acts as a giant lymph node, scanning erythrocytes, platelets and antigens. Lymphocytes produced in the spleen fight disease causing pathogens.2. Filters aged erythrocytes, pla ... athogens.2. Filters aged erythrocytes, platelets and blood-borne antigens.The spleen is the largest lymphatic mass in the body and lies intraperitoneally in the left upper quadrant. It sits on the lef ...

(4 pages) 56 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

What is Hodgkins disease?

What is Hodgkin's disease?Hodgkin's disease is a type of lymphoma. Lymphomas are cancers that develop in the lymphatic system, a part of the body's immune sy ... re cancers that develop in the lymphatic system, a part of the body's immune system. The job of the lymphatic system is to help fight diseases and infection.The lymphatic system includes a network of ... udes a network of thin tubes that branch, like blood vessels, into the tissues throughout the body. Lymphatic vessels carry lymph, a colorless, watery fluid that contains infection-fighting cells call ...

(5 pages) 52 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Treatments of Melanoma

melanoma, and in other areas where melanocytes are found, such as the digestive tract, meninges, or lymph nodes. When melanoma spreads to other parts of the body through metastasis, it is called metas ... or tissue is removed for diagnosis by microscopic examination. If melanoma is detected, surrounding lymph nodes are removed to see if the melanoma has spread.There are many ways to treat melanoma depe ...

(7 pages) 69 1 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Small Cell Lung Cancer

ikely it has already spread to other organs of the body. If cancer has spread to the other lung, to lymph node on the other side of chest or distant organs, it's called extensive stage.For small cell ... o limited stage and exstensive stage. Limited stage means the cancer is only in te lungs, maybe the lymph nodes, but same side as the cancer if found. Staging is a way for doctors to know how large th ...

(4 pages) 1043 0 5.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Diseas

e, listlessness, pale and feverish looking.Nausea and vomiting, or decreased appetiteSwollen lymph nodes in the neck and armpitsSwelling around armpit area.The 2 main defences the body use ... rea.The 2 main defences the body uses to fight mono and many other infections, are the immune and lymphatic systems.The Immune SystemThe immune system is the bodies' way of fighting off infection or ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Aug/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Microbiology

PET scans

(6 pages) 4 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology